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good good morning. the president's $2 billion push. what the obama administration will ask today to cope with the growing crisis at the border. round 2. the threat of even more severe weather from arkansas to maine while flood fears grow across the midwest. breaking overnight. lawyers for oscar pistorius rest their case. did they do enough to save their client? and the $10 million nap. a man sleeping at a nationally televised baseball game. >> this guy is oblivious to how good it is. >> he is suing the league, the television network and the team. does he have a case? today, tuesday, july 8th, 2014.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. sleeping on national television were a lawsuit, we would have a case. >> he must have gotten serious grief. >> here's the front page of the new york post. they are calling him a snore loser. front page news in new york. i think a lot of people have done it, falling asleep in public. he said he suffered humiliation. >> could you fall asleep at a game? i could fall asleep anywhere. that's another story. a flood of immigrants flooding in by the way. the president's push for big money from congress today. and the controversy over his decision not to visit the border
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when he is in texas this week. peter alexander has all the news from the white house this morning. >>reporter: that request will be sent today. and specifically i'm told that president obama will ask for significantly more than $2 billion to deal with that flood of unaccompanied children across the border. it is designed to help cover additional resources, immigration judges and government lawyers. at least for now, the president is not calling on congress for any specific legal changes to deport those kids more quickly. late today, president obama, as you noted, leaves for a two-state fund-raising tour. he arrives in texas tomorrow. the white house insists that mr. obama has no plans to visit the border. one big critic, the republican governor rick perry has turned down an invitation to meet with the president at the airport, saying it wouldn't give them enough time to discuss the growing crisis. overnight they wrote a letter saying he would welcome a visit
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with the president at the border we'll keep an eye on it, thank you. it is migrant families have coming across the border. miguel almaguer is in texas. good morning. >> reporter: this is it. the stretch of border used by undocumented immigrants coming from central america into this country. what they call in this country the front lines of the immigration crisis. overnight, we found families released from the border patrol starting their second journey from a trolley stop to find relatives living across the u.s. too scared to share their name, this mother and son traveled 15 days. it feels good the trip is over, he says. we're going to virginia. i can't wait to study and work. this is what many are trying escape. nbc news on the ground in one of the most dangerous cities in the
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world, san pedro suela, honduras. the parents of this 17-year-old said he was shot because he wouldn't join a gang. what to do now is at the center of a national debate. monday, from southern california, to washington, d.c., rallies of support and vocal opposition to the flood of immigrants. >> the president has failed to act with urgency and competency and is required to ensure these children, as well as all immigrants, are treated humanely. >> reporter: but officials say there isn't enough help. 171 children cross the border here alone every day. and the border patrol says the influx continues every day. savannah? willie? >> miguel almaguer, thank you so much. today, while strong storms
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raging across the midwest are leading to new flood concerns. we meet again talking about the terrible weather. >> here's the problem with flooding. it doesn't need more rain. the rivers take forever to recede. so we are well above flood stage. it is going to take the entire week, even without rain for the rivers to come below that flood stage. that's why the flooding threat remains. as for right now, the heaviest of rain is southeastern missouri, southern illinois. we have stronger storms through indiana right now. that's going to be the area. a little further east we will see their strongest storms. we have 278 reports of wind gusts over 58 miles per hour yesterday and 91 reports of greater than a quarter in am r diameter. we did have most of our flooding the last couple of days. in red, little rock, state new york is where we will see some of your strongest storms today. i want to point out where we have the flooding up and down the mississippi and to put it in
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perspective for you, 18 feet is where we have major flooding in the mississippi river in burlington, iowa. the river levels are up closer to 24 feet. and it is going to take all week long before we even get closer to the major flood stage. this is what we are seeing up and down the mississippi in iowa and further south in missouri where ron mott is. how are residents preparing right now, ron? >> reporter: hey there, dylan. good morning to you. the mayor has been on the job 10 years. they have flooded six times. north 1st street is flooded for several blocks. you can see water being pumped out of the basement out of one of the businesses in the corner. over the weekend, bnsf, the railroad, brought a bunch of sand because the mayor told the town the town could not afford to prepare for floods this year. they just paid off the tab for last year. as far as the mississippi river depose here, the flood stage is 25 feet in clarksville.
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expecting it to crest early wednesday at 35 feet, 10 feet above flood stage. we don't believe it will get over the moats they have built. this flooding is a pretty good result. guys, back to you in new york. >> all right. ron mott, thank you very much. >> all right. meantime, speaking of extreme weather, craig, this massive typhoon. >> yeah, this is serious. a very powerful typhoon pummeled the islands of okinawa, paralyzing travel and prompting u.s. forces there to cancel all outdoor activities. ian williams is in bang congress, thailand, with the latest on this morning. hey, ian. >> reporter: good morning to you. well, the latest reports we're getting from the main island of okinawa is they do appear to be riding out this monster storm reasonably successfully. now, the island is, though, being pummeled by heavy, heavy rain and winds gusting up to 150 miles per hour. now, the storm is now at its
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most intense. it is some 70 to 100. the center of the storm off the coast of okinawa. the japanese government issued its highest level of alert, urging 600,000 people to evacuate their homes and take shelter because of this intense weather, because of the danger of storm surges. now, to get a real idea of the scale of this storm, look at this photograph taken from space from astronaut reed wiseman. 250 miles across, that monster is. it is heading north, towards the main islands of japan where it is expected to reach a little bit later this week. don't forget also that okinawa is home to 30,000 u.s. service personnel. the bigger space in the pacific. and they have also been on lockdown. but as of now the storm is expected to lose some of its strength over the coming hours. back to you. >> ian williams in bangkok. thank you.
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four nato soldiers are among the 16 people killed in a suicide attack in eastern afghanistan. they were from the czech republic. the taliban say they carried out the attack. local officials say the others killed are 10 civilians and two police officers. the israeli military says it has struck at least 50 sites in the hamas/gaza strip. that violence comes following an duck and murder of three israeli taeupblgs and a palestinian teenager. ayman, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig. the israeli military is calling it operation protective edge. they struck homes of what they say are palestinian militants belonging to hamas. palestinian militants have fired 80 rockets into southern israeli. it sent hundreds into shelters
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in the south to seek protection. they have called up 1500 reserve soldiers and deployed them to the south. in a sign there is perhaps a growing escalation between the two sides. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been quoted as saying to take the gloves off in trying to suppress rocket fire. palestinian medical sources say 30 have been injure ld as a result of the israeli air strikes. there is growing concern that if in fact, they do widen operations that could exacerbate the humanitarian conditions inside gaza. >> ayman, thank you. embattled clippers owner donald sterling has been ordered in court to block his wife from selling the team. he skipped monday's opening of the case. the first testimony came from a neurologist who said the 80-year-old has alzheimer's
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design. she has agreed to sell it for $2 billion to former microsoft ceo. an animal trainer in australia is recovering after being attacked by a crocodile at a feeding show in new south wales. trent burton was using a piece of meat to lure a saltwater crocodile. it lashes out. the crock drags him into the water. he was treated for some minor cuts to his hand. believe it or not, that guy is expected to be okay. >> that is literally biting the hand that feeds. >> there are a lot of folks, in fact, there was a school field trip watching this all go down. >> you said lure a crocodile. don't lure a crocodile. just feed it and move on. >> that woke us all up. we were all four -- >> he's going to be good. >> okay. happy ending. ms. dylan dreyer.
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>> okay. still talking about severe weather in the midwest. the threat will spread a little further east in red from new york stretching into northern arkansas. that's where we could end up with wind, heavy downpours, lightning. quiche an eye on the sky. in the middle of the country, 82 degrees, low humidity. actually below average for once back through the central and northern approximate plains. that's a look at the weather across the country. your local forecast coming up in just 30 seconds. 7:12, good tuesday morning, i'm meteorologist christina
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loren. mostly cloudy at this the hour. look at the difference in sunol. you can actually see the low clouds that has camera is facing west towards the ocean. i want to show you san jose, i'm a little hazy here, i can tell you it's going to be humid today. we'll see added humidity and cloud cover as we progress throughout your afternoon. so keep in mind, that sticky feeling is going to be with us for the next couple days. 83 in south bay, 65 in san francisco today. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right. thank you so much. and now to an unexpected scare for passengers when a roller coaster in california partly derailed. betty nguyen has the latest. >> reporter: that happened in santa clarita. several were stranded high above the ground for hours. the breathless thrill of the six flags ninja roller coaster came to a screeching halt monday after a tree fell onto the ride's tracks, slamming into the coaster's first car.
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>> when the ride came around the corner, it hit the tree and it stopped it there. it dislodged part of the ride and it injured four in the first car. >> reporter: nearly two dozen riders were left dangling in the air for hours. this youtube video shows the view of the ninja also known as the black belt of roller coasters traveling at speeds up to 55 miles per hour. passengers ride the coaster suspended from the track instead of on top. last night one of the trapped riders captured this picture while hanging 30 feet aboveground. rescue teams using a ladder rig plucked the first group of 11 people off the ride. >> this ride is not on a flat terrain. it's on a hill so it's hard to get to. >> reporter: nearly three hours later, all 22 were rescued. two taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. magic mountain released a
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statement saying in part, the safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority and as a precaution the ride will remain closed until a thorough inspection of the area is complete. now, both the los angeles county fire and sheriff's department are investigating what happened calling it an industrial accident. willie? >> all right. thank you so much. now to an uncertain future for one of the biggest sports stars on the face of the earth. lebron james is the hottest commodity in the nba this off-season. some reports suggest he could end up in a very familiar space. craig is back with the latest on that. >> it's been said you can never go home again. well, maybe you can if you are lebron james. teams are lining up to lure the four-time mvp to sign with them. among them, cleveland. the city he left. and a city that has never let him live it down. the man who goes by the nickname king james spent monday shooting a commercial for the golden arches. james posting a picture with the
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#strive for greatness. where he'll strive is the question. basketball experts reading the behind the scenes signals say the cleveland cavaliers are a leading contender. yes, the same city that loved him and lost him and held quite the grudge. it started in 2010 with james' espn special announcing he was moving to miami. >> i'm taking my talents to south beach. >> reporter: a betrayal. he was vilified. his posters torn down. >> tear it down! tear it down! tear it down! >> reporter: some even burned their james jerseys. in 2011 james apologized. >> i apologize for the way it happened. >> reporter: but the cavs owner dan gilbert refused to bury the hatchet leaving a letter he wrote to fans in which he called james a former hero and his departure a cowardly betrayal up for years on the team's website. until monday. it was suddenly taken down leading some to speculate a
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return to the city he devastated. >> if he goes back to cleveland, this is him saying, hey, i care about my image long-term. i want to win in cleveland. basically my hometown. and winning four mvps and two titles with the heat is simply not enough. >> reporter: and judging from earlier reaction, there is forgiveness in basketball. >> cleveland would be more than happy to bring him back. >> i'm from akron. i'm on board for james. >> if you're winning, you're welcome. >> so why should they welcome him? those two championships, the four mvps. the sweep stakes are far from over. he's going to be a miami this week to hear their pitch. you're skeptical. >> i was going to say pat riley will have the final word in this conversation. usually does. but i think you're right in terms of cleveland, the last sound bite you had. if he comes back and wins, he'll be a god. they'll build statues to him in cleveland. >> no primetime special this time? >> no. no decision.
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>> no. tamron's covering the orange room for carson this morning talking about an unwanted frontier for the selfie? >> sort of. what's the strangest thing you've done to get a selfie? strange place? on a mountain? >> yes. when i climb mountains i take selfies. >> i forgot i was on television. i won't say that. >> whisper that to me. >> a bathroom selfie. >> what? >> it's a long story. they said, hey, i washed hands and i was like why not. >> so it was a clean selfie? >> yeah. it was clean. >> i need to cleanse my mind from that. nevertheless, the tour de france kicked off saturday and some people are getting in the way of the action in the name of a selfie. and they're creating a dangerous situation, to be honest with you. take a look at this. here we go in action. swat it out of the way.
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the cyclists knocks the phone down. isn't that scary in these people are doing all kinds of crazy things to get that snap that counts. here's some of the results in a positive way. this person is really close to the action. how cute are they? and take a look at this. but an american cyclist tejay vanguarderen says standing in the middle of the road with your back turned to cyclists come at you, #think. that being said, i love the crowds. thank you for your support, but please give us room. going to ice my knee now. i think there's a rap song like give me 50 feet. what is it? there's something. i can't remember it now. but nevertheless, in life just reach your hand out. if you're closer than a hand, you are too close. #tdf2014. give me room, camera. >> no selfies.
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>> all right, tamron. thanks a lot. coming up, the defense rests its case at the oscar pistorius murder trial overnight. but was it never? we're live at the courthouse. and the baseball fan dozing off during a nationally televised game. why he's now suing for $10 million. does he have a case? but first this is "today" on nbc.
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of soup or salad. chili's lunch combos, starting at just 6 bucks. more life happens here. you're watching "today in the bay." good morning to you, it is 7:26 i'm kris sanchez. investigators are trying to figure out what caused this car to lose control and slam through the front of a bank in san francisco. happened just before 6:00 this morning at bank of america on mission street. this driver was taken to the hospital, no word on her condition. police in san francisco's castro district are on the lookout for a home invasion robber. investigators think there is a chance that person could have broken into a home by tearing out mail slot and turning the locks on the inside. the homeowner confronted the robber who took off with a number of items, but no one was hurt. for the second straight day, demonstrators plan to protest the district attorney's decision to not file charges against the
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sheriff's deputy who shot a teenager last year. 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying a replica rifle in a santa rosa park in october when he was shot and killed. the prosecutor says she believes the deputy shot lopez because he honestly believed that gun was a real ak-47 and in that moment, deadly force was justified. and now time to take a look at our forecast which continues to be muggy today, christina. >> yeah you can feel the air out there. humid condition for today, 57 degrees in san francisco, we're starting out right at 60 in san jose, if you're inland valleys we're really expecting the clouds to thicken up as we progress throughout the day. surge and subtropical moisture maybe a few very light isolated showers. 83 degrees in the south bay for today. 75 degrees on the east shore. 79 degrees on the peninsula. warm spot as per usual will be out in the tri-valley. 88 degrees out there. otherwise, we've got a cooling trend if we continue into the rest of the week.
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let's look at your drive, here's mike inouye. >> couple crashes i was worried about this morning. bay bring toll plaza, you see a standard toll here, earlier crash, fender bender and bridge crew quickly cleared that from lane number 12. stay over to your left if you can. slower drive southbound towards the bridge, we have a crash at the toll plaza, that's not a mirge concern, it's northbound 101 where there is a crash clearing lanes, big back-ups. >> thank you very much mike. more local news in just a half hour.
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♪ 7:30 on this tuesday morning, the 8th of july, 2014. pretty sunrise in ft. myers, florida. if that song is in your head, you're in good company. people are downloading it. it is all about that bats. good morning, everyone. >> it is the song of the summer. >> it is the song of the summer. a great mental behind it. about that base. >> that's right. >> meanwhile, let's look at what's making headlines.
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the obama administration addressing the flood of undocumented immigrants in this country. he will ask congress for $2 billion in emergency spending to add you judges, detention facilities and cover other costs. a historic day in washington. retail marijuana stores open for business. we told you monday on "today", only a handful would begin operating at first, including just one in seattle. and the ninja roller coasters at six flags magic mountain is closed today. it hit a fallen tree branch. several people were injured. it took rescue workers three hours to get all the passengers off that ride. and coming up, embarrassing but does it warrant a lawsuit. why this guy caught on camera falling asleep at a baseball game is now suing the league, espn, and the new york yankees. >> we'll find out more about that lawsuit in a moment. let's begin this half hour with the defense resting at the oscar
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pistorius murder case. the latest phase of the end of the story of the trial being all over the world. jeff, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, savannah. good morning to you. what a take. only four months or so to get here. what's important is we're here. the prosecution has rested. today, moments ago, the defense rested too. all the evidence in. all the witnesses heard. so the big question now, did oscar pistorius and his defense team do enough to keep him out of jail for life? feeling the enormity of the moment oscar pistorius clenched his jaw in court, as his defense lawyer made the big announcement. >> we close the case for the defense. >> reporter: testimony is now officially over. and believe it or not, team pistorius is already laying the groundwork for a possible appeal, saying the tv cameras affected their defense. >> we were unable to call a number of witnesses who simply refused to testify because they
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say they don't want -- they are protected against television but they don't want their voices all over the world. >>reporter: so many witnesses over so many months trying to piece together what happened inside pistorius's bathroom, when he shot and killed his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. pistorius said it was an accident. thought she was an intruder. and it is his own testimony that could decide his case. >> my lady, i didn't have time to think. i did not fire at reva. >>reporter: so testimony is over. who do you think has the upper hand in the end? >> i still think the state. their witnesses were more credible than the defense witnesses. as you said before, it is always going to come down to oscar's testimony. he changed his version. he got agitated with the prosecutor. he broke down numerous times. so, no, not a good witness at all.
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>> reporter: here's what's next, his defense lawyer and the prosecutor will prepare closing arguments. then it's verdict watch. the judge and two assessors will deliberate. who decides? it needs to be a 2/3 vote so the assessors can overrule the judge. pistorius is charged with premeditated murder. possible sentence, life in prison. but the judge can also find him guilty of two lesser charges. murder, which means he didn't plan ahead of time. possible sentence, 15 years in prison. or culpable homicide. pistorius was acting in self-defense but was negligent. possible sentence, also 15 years in prison. he is facing several firearms charges which could set him behind bars. we just learned oscar pistorius will have to wait even longer to hear his fate. lawyers say they need more time to prepare their closing arguments. and the judge, she's giving it to them. closing arguments now scheduled
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for next month, august 7th. we'll be right back here for you. >> all right. jeff rosen, thank you so much. lisa, good morning. how about it, do you think the defense raised enough doubt as to whether oscar pistorius intentionally killed reeva steenkamp? >> reporter: not so much, savannah. what they did is eat around the case. trying to show he was anxious, fearful. but that was really undercut by the preparation getting that ph month-long gap of getting the mental exam, which showed there was no incompetence. >> it showed his mobility even when he does not have his prosthetics on. do you think it will have any affect on what happens here? >> it certainly could. the judge and the assessors are human beings. they saw it. it tends to undercut his defense that he is so vulnerable. he was so nearful.
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here we see him being the olympic athlete that he is, very nimble, very much able to get around. ale to walk back and hold a gun in his hand even without prosthetics. >> they had no choice. they had to put oscar pistorius on the stand. did it help at all? did that testimony help? >> no. i would give a d minus for that testimony. the worst thing, he went from changing his theory. from punitive self-defense, i thought i was protecting against an intruder to a mental detect defense, i didn't know what i was doing. >> quickly, where do you think the prosecution's case is weakest? >> the prosecution never had a smoking gun in this case. their theory is there was a fight that night between oscar pistorius and reeva steenkamp. they don't have strong evidence against that. the best evidence is what they started out with four months
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ago. neighbors who said they heard a woman screaming before those gunshots went off. also the fact that reeva was fully dressed in street clothes, the bathroom door was locked and a cell phone. doesn't sound like someone just using the restroom in the middle of the night. >> lisa, we will see what the judge thinks in this case. thank you. >> thank you. it is hot, feeling like summer in parts of the country. east coast, west coast. the temperatures could be close to record highs today. we have this area of high pressure over the atlantic. not only is it hot, but it's humid too. a little cool through the great lakes. out west, interior parts of the southwest will see temperatures well into the 90s. we are looking at this upper level ridge which will keep the temperatures on the warmer side. let's take a look at some of the numbers. 95 in reno. medford, oregon, should be 9 # today. on the east coast, with that feels-like temperature. you factor in the humidity, should feel like 97 in new york
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city. 101 in philadelphia and washington, d.c. even up into boston with a high temperature of 91, with that stifling humidity. it will feel like 96. now, that warm, humid air is setting the stage out ahead of the cold front. hey, happy tuesday. 7:38 now, we are going to see a mix of sun and clouds for today. also still getting that subtropical moisture, 83 degrees for the south bay. 79 degrees today. warm day shaping up on the peninsula, 65 in san francisco, 83 degrees in the north bay. 68 on the east shore and the warm spot will be the tri-valley at 88 degrees for today. so your weather headlines tell the story. we will be cooler today, but the humidity increases, you may not notice the difference. better shower chance tomorrow, cooler weekend on the way. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. coming up on "trending," a video we think will really touch you. a toddler born with a rare condition learning to walk.
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don't miss all the latest amazing stories right at your fingertips. people love people. back now at 7:43 with a strange court case tied to a baseball game. a yankee fan who was caught napping during a nationally televised game against the rival boston red sox has now filed a massive lawsuit in new york supreme court. >> did he sleep through the beltran homer? 45,000 people stand up and cheer and he sleeps through it? >> you'd think it'd be tough to, but he seemed comfortable. >> new york yankees fans andrew rector has filed a $10 million lawsuit against major league baseball, the yankees, espn, and its announcing team claiming defamation that began with these on-air comments made about him during a game in april.
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>> i mean, is that guy to his left his buddy who's just letting him sleep? is he here alone? what's the deal? >> maybe that's his buddy and he likes him a lot better when he's asleep. >> the lawsuit alleges that the on-air comments had open unending crusade and unleashed disparaging words. among the alleged verbal vollies were the world stupor, fatty, unintelligent, stupid. but those weren't part of the broadcast. the video of the napping man was posted to the mlb website. there according to the suit it drew false statements in the form of hurtful comments like the defendant is a fatty cow that need two seats at all time and represent symbol of failure. >> a lot of times when you have these defamation cases, people will put in there that not only that they're embarrassed but they lost their job or they've had some kind of negative repercussions. i didn't see any of that. the complaint didn't seem well
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put together and didn't seem specific with details. >> there's george! >> the case recalls a classic "seinfeld" moment when george was caught shoveling down a banana split at the u.s. open. >> they've got a new invention called a napkin. >> but should a little on-air ribbing of snoozing in the stands result in a lawsuit. >> one, you bought a ticket that waives liability. two, you're in a public place and there's no expectation of privacy. three is the comments that are being made are not necessarily attributable to the people you're suing. so there's a lot of hoops he needs to jump there. >> i'm still hung up on costanza with the banana split. >> by the way, our legal analyst couldn't keep a straight face. >> we got no comment back from any of them. the comments came later. so it wasn't what the announcers said on the air. they didn't make all those -- they didn't use all those ugly
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words. it's what he heard online. >> maybe there should have been a spell check on the complaint. >> that's just one of his problems. i want to know how he was able to sleep soundly like that with everything else going on right now. >> as a rangers fan, i know how you fall asleep on the yankees. but i'll leave it there. >> does this man have a case? >> i won't comment on the merits, but i will give him an f-minus on the spelling. >> oh, my goodness. coming up on "trending," say it ain't so. proof that the cupcake craze may finally be over? >> we tweeted about this. >> we'll get into that. plus the man behind an unusual online campaign. wait until you hear how much he raised to make potato salad. right after this. this is garthen leslie, a regular guy who invented aros. a very smart air conditioner that learns your habits to save you money. this is ben kaufman, the ceo of quirky.
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right? you look for people who will donate to help support your movie, book project. in this case zach danger brown, real name, decided he wanted potato salad and he needed ten bucks for the potato salad. so what do you think happened? what do you think happened? can you see it on the screen? over 3,000 people donated $35,315. that's an average of 11 bucks per person. that's what he got, guys. don't be so stunned. >> did they get potato salad? >> is there a truckload? >> here you go. this is what he said. he says it may not be that good. it's my first potato salad. that was his disclaimer to his fans there. kickstarter says it is absolutely real. to up the ante, zach has promised to use better potato salad mayonnaise. he also offered donors this
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custom hat. here's one of the comments. dreams do come true. i just backed potato salad on kickstarter. now there's a campaign to get coleslaw. by the way, kickstarter does not allow you to donate the money to charity. so he's got this cash. he's got plenty to make potato salad. >> why can't you? >> it's a kickstarter rule. i thought that was the most interesting part of the story. >> maybe he will now that he has the money. >> he can't announce he's giving it to charity. i think we should get him on the phone and find out what he's going to do. he only needed ten bucks. >> and i bet that is not that good. >> i call this poe today toe salad gate. coming up tom hanks and justin bieber, what brought them together. and human props. why it could be the ultimate way to sell a home? and two day of the super
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you're watching "today in the bay." good morning everyone, 7:56 i'm scott mcgrew. today in the san francisco board of supervisors will vote on a controversial law that could change mental health care in the city and county. it would allow friends, families, doctors, or law enforcement to ask the court to force mentally ill patients to get treatment in certain situations. want the law was passed statewide in 2002, but continue counties have to opt in. so far only a few have. the supervisors will honor airport employees who helped rescue children from the wreckage of the asiana airlines flight at sfo. sunday marked one year since the plane clipped the sea wall just short of the runway, broke into pieces and caught fire. within two minutes, several airport employees were on scene helping people from that wreckage. let's get a check of your whether with christina. >> hey good morning, scott, good morning to you at home, taking a
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live look at an overcast sky, watch this as you head away from the ocean into your inland valleys, we are nice and sunny in sunol. a sign that is going to be humid again today. san jose right now, this is the most sunshine we'll see all day, clouds increasing throughout the afternoon and comfortable temperatures. when you add that humidity, it's going to feel like 86 then the true temperature of 83 in the south bay today. here's mike and your drive. san hose where traffic is moving better over the last 45 we saw things really change dramatically for 101. crash at mckey happened, took a while to clear. took a while to clear, backed you all the way up towards 85, more shifted over to 87 as an alternate. cross roads between the areas slower also towards mountain view and elsewhere there was another crash. crash at the bridge is cleared, slow westbound cross of 880, pretty standard, back to you.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, home-free. how some are getting hired to give that lived-in look to a sale. having you living in the lap of luxury for nearly nothing. plus from the americans to the apes. >> you can't honestly blame the apes. >> golden globe winner kerri russell on her new role in "dawn the planet of the apes." and we're all about that bass. the song becoming the hottest in the summer. ♪ i'm all about that bass ♪ no treble >> meet the woman behind the
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anthem to loving yourself. today, july 8th, 2014. ♪ >> married 25 years today! >> good morning, south carolina! >> we're from texas! >> aloha "today"! >> kiss me, willie! >> morning, everyone. it is 8:00 on "today." beautiful day here in rockefeller plaza. got a great crowd. tuesday which is better than monday. by the way, we've got willie geist here this week. matt is off. and we've got dylan in for al. great to have you here. >> this is a good, big, loud crowd here. incredible. >> very nice. >> you know, they're also excited in orlando, florida this
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morning. a big moment for harry potter fans. it is opening today. the resort for the wizardy world of harry potter, diagon alley. we were there a couple weeks ago. this is incredible. >> where were there drinking what? beer? >> butter beer. >> it's the sweetest creamiest drink you will have. i had six or seven. >> there's your sweet tooth. >> there's no alcohol. just sugar. >> we were pounding butter beer. that's how we do it. >> soon everyone will get a chance to do that. fun day there. let's get a check of the top stories. natalie's out in alaska this week. we've got craig melvin at the news desk. >> good morning. president obama is asking congress for $2 billion in emergency aid to deal with the immigration crisis along the u.s. border with mexico. tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the border so far this year. most are running away from poverty and violence in central america.
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they can't be deported without a hearing, but immigration courts are backlogged. emergency money are needed for judges and legal aid. weeks of heavy rainfall have towns and cities along the mississippi bracing for what could become major flooding. in clarksville, missouri, volunteers there are building sandbag walls to hold back the rising waters. chicago's mayor and police chief are saying enough is enough. they are promising new strategies to stop the surge of deadly violence in our country's third largest city. anne thompson is in chicago this morning with that story. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. authorities here are trying to figure what to do about this new wave of violence despite extra police being on the streets. the number of shootings over the holiday weekend is both staggering and disturbing. >> we have got to stop this madness in our city. >> they need to bring up the
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national guard. >> reporter: these are the voices of frustration after a deadly holiday weekend in chicago. 67 people shot, 11 people dead. including a mother killed at a family barbecue while trying to shield her children from bullets. >> came in our yards and came in our homes. we can't go to the park. what can be done about this? >> reporter: over the fourth of july, the nation's third largest city was first in gun violence. four times as many deaths in chicago as compared to both new york and los angeles. >> when i chase people in new york, they used to throw guns away. we chase people in chicago, they keep the guns and they turn on our officers. >> reporter: mccarthy wants tougher sentences for illegal guns. most of the weekend's violence happened in the city's impoverished south side. but the mayor says the solution must include all of chicago. >> we're one city with one future and one point. put the guns down.
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>> reporter: but the shootings continued monday night. one person died, eight others were wounded. >> anne thompson for us in chicago. anne, thank you. some frightening moments at a southern california amusement park after a roller coaster derailed leaving it danglesing in the air. a tree barrage hit and it came off the tracks. that left 20 people trapped in the air. four people suffered minor injuries. by late monday night, all passengers had been rescued. and world cup excitement continues to build for this afternoon's semifinal match between the home team brazil and germany. brazil comes into that game with its star player neymar suffering a fractured bone in his back. the winner of this game faces the winner of tomorrow's other semifinal match between the netherlands and argentina. it is 8:05 right now. let's send it back outside to the gang. >> all right, craig. thanks a lot. you guys got choices for the
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game today? brazil at home against germany? that's going to be tough to beat. >> i'm going with brazil. just made that decision now. >> i could see you working through that. >> i'm mostly german so i feel it's the next best thing. >> good choice. all right. what's going on with the weather? >> it's hot, humid. it's going to stay that way. but out in japan, just want to point out it is now typhoon neoguri. winds down to 125 miles per hour. as we go through the next couple of days it will continue to weaken. it is now west of okinawa, japan. as it makes its way towards the mainland b of japan it should weaken into thursday morning. then it will turn into a tropical storm. still a lot of wind and rain with this storm. through the northeast and into the ozarks, that's where we'll see the best chance of storms today. and in the middle of the country through the plains, low humidity
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and temperatures real nice. out west, though, 90s. the heat is the humidity is on in our specific location. i can tell you right now, temperatures are pretty mild out there, but you'll notice that moisture in the atmosphere, once you walk out your front door. and we're going to see those clouds steadily increasing as we head throughout the day today, feeling kind of muggy, even fair game for a stray shower or two. 83 degrees is the forecasted high for the south bay. 75 for the east shore, 65 degrees in san francisco. we are going to cool you off as we head throughout the next couple of days, but the humidity sticks with us at least through thursday. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> you backed into that. >> dangerous too. straight ahead on "trending," what will we have for dessert now? could the cupcake trend be coming to an end?
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break news to employees on monday shutting its doors for goods. tamron has made her feelings clear on twitter. she simply states, no! crumbs had 48 stores across ten states. it helped feed the cupcake craze. but business has crumbled in recent years. its demise could be a sign we're coming down from the cupcake craze. i don't believe it. >> there's so many cupcake stores. >> there's so many, but there's not a lot of good ones. and i think crumbs expanded -- crumbs expert here. they expanded rather fast and i think it makes it tough to keep quality control. obviously there's people out of jobs, our thoughts with them. but the good can survive. >> some say the new cupcake is the macaroon. >> no. definitely not that. >> what's the difference? >> macaroon have coke numb.
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macarone are just lightly dusted with happiness and goodness. just know that. >> these are magnolia. really good. >> if you visit new york city. >> i think those are easier to pop in your mouth. i never know how to eat a cupcake. >> i went for the icing first. >> diet trick. cut it in half. eat half for breakfast. half for lunch. then a whole one for dinner. >> tamron is really invested in this story. all right, guys. while you eat i have an incredible story to share with you. the 2-year-old we're in love with. his name is caden. he was born with a rare condition that cost him his right foot and left leg. at first doctors didn't think he would survive. but he's proving doctors wrong one step at a time. he's inspiring millions with three simple words. >> i got it. i got it. >> good job. >> i got it.
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i got it. >> those three words, i got it. i got it. i got it. even as caden struggles to walk, he doesn't cry, he doesn't complain. he just keeps on moving. his mother says his family is keeping the faith. this video now being shared more than 100,000 times online. how about all of us being inspired by a little 2-year-old? >> i got it. >> three little words. >> have you seen this video yet? >> i can't wait to see this. >> tom hanks is -- well, he's taken on impressive roles over the years. but guaranteed you've never seen him like this. ♪ >> there he is. ♪ this is how we do it >> tom hanks dressed as a rabbi dancing to the '90s hit, "this is how we do it." guess who shot the video. that's the bigger part of the
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story. the biebs. justin bieber apparently shooting the video. what could bring them together? the wedding of bieber's manager scooter braun. so they were all there. if you see tom hanks dancing, you're obligated to shoot it. >> it's funny enough to watch him dance to hava nagila the way he was dressed, but you add in montel jordan and it's a different level. >> that's the best ever. all right. the big question this time of the year is what's the song of the summer. it comes from rapper iggy azalea. she's got several hits out right now, but this catchy one "fancy" is at the top. ♪ i'm so fancy you already know ♪ ♪ i'm in the fast lane ♪ from l.a. to the tokyo >> i'm obsessed with this song. last night on "the tonight show" jimmy fallon put his own twist
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on the song with crosby stills and nash. he got to play neil young. ♪ i'm so fancy you already know ♪ ♪ i'm in the fast lane ♪ l.a. to tokyo ♪ i'm so fancy ♪ remember my name ♪ bout to blow ♪ ♪ trash the hotel ♪ let's get trunk on the mini bar ♪ >> they are busy in europe, but i think jimmy fallon did just fine. >> i'm not convinced he isn't neil young. amazing. >> that rivals "whip your ir" which he did with bruce springsteen. now you have to have a battle between them. that is "what's trending" today. coming up, we're all about that bass. you'll find a woman
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all right. how would you like to live in a luxury home without spending a lot of money? one family in florida is doing it. what's the catch? here's gabe gutierrez. >> reporter: for the mueller family, home is not necessarily where their heart is. it's just where they live temporarily. >> you just know in your heart this is the one i'm supposed to move into. >> reporter: they're part of a growing real estate trend. taking an empty luxury house that's for sale, staging it with
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furnishings, and to make it that much more homier, finding an actual family like the muellers to live there. >> the home will sell faster and it's going to sell for more money. it looks more valued and it's cared for. >> reporter: working with a company called show homes, the muellers get to live in the luxury house for about half of what it would rent for. but being so-called human props is not always easy. they have to keep the house spotless not just some of the time. all the time. >> never any dishes in the sink. always in the dishwasher. you know, laundry never on top of the washing machine and dryer, but always in or in our closets. >> reporter: plus they have to be ready to disappear at a moment's notice when a perspective buyer wants to see the house and move onto another luxury property when the house is sold. >> it gives you a two-week window which is challenging. you have a week to back up your
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things. then in five days, you have five days to unpack all those boxes. it's really fun. >> it is a lot of fun. it's adventurous. >> reporter: in two years they've lived in five house. s -- not too long ago they were wealthy. and then the housing downturn hit. now they both work at mcdonald's. >> through the struggle of going from having been wealthy at one time and not as wealthy now has really helped us all pull together and draw closer. >> reporter: the muellers say they love living this way. that it's a celebration every time one of their houses gets sold. >> we sold the home! and then it's on to the next place. >> reporter: another house, not quite a home, but for this family close enough. for "today," gabe gutierrez, nbc news. >> that's one way to sell a house. >> it is. >> a model family, if you will. let's send it over to
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savannah. >> thank you. move over iggy and arianna. there's a new contender for song of the summer from meghan trainor. her debut single "all about that bass" is making waves about its message for positive body image. ♪ if that's what you're into then go ahead and move along ♪ ♪ because you know i'm all about that bass ♪ ♪ bout that bass bout that bass ♪ ♪ no treble ♪ i'm all bout that bass bout that bass ♪ ♪ i'm bringing booty back ♪ go head and tell them skinny -- that ♪ >> that video has nearly 1.5 million views on youtube. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i want to live in that pastel world you live in in that video. >> it was pretty awesome. >> can you believe this reaction? are you surprised how many views
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it got so fast? >> yeah. it's a lot fast, but it's incredible. and i'm so happy and thrilled that people are reacting to it. >> it's a great song. it has that retro feel, but a bit of an island beat. but it also has this positive message. did you -- was that your intent? were you thinking i want a write a song that's going to mean something? >> yeah. i actually walked in that day with my producer and said let's write a fun song for the world. like, forget all the rules, let's just write a great song. he says i got this title. "all about that bass." let's go. >> you are from nantucket, but you've got an uncle from trinidad. that informs your music. you've got a bit of everything in there. >> yeah. it's strange. >> and your fans have gotten into this. we've even seen some videos taking off on it with their own videos. how's that feel to see it catch on? >> it's insane. i was never one of those intense fans, so it's amazing to see all
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the dedication and what they'll do for you. and i appreciate everything. they're adorable. >> well, you're adorable. you're only 20 years old. you're also an accomplished song writer. you were signed as an 18-year-old to write songs in nashville, is that right? >> yeah. right out of high school. so i didn't go to college. i just wrote songs and traveled. >> did you always want to be a performer? >> i think so, yeah. like every song writer truly wants to do it themselves. i would write songs for rihanna and rascal flatts. i was like, i'll do it one day. >> when you heard this song, did you think i got something here? >> a lot of producers told me you should be the singer. this producer was like this could be your project. let's do more of these. and we did. soon enough l.a. reid heard it and said let's do it. >> like i said, i think it's a really catchy song. but that message really does resonate with people. do you think this is something that young women like you need to hear and need to have
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reinforced? >> yeah. i definitely wrote it for myself, because i struggle with that forever. especially nowadays with social media, instagram, and selfies and all these apps that are trying to make you look perfect compared to your perfect selfie that you got. it's hard. i think for girls to grow up nowadays with all this stuff. >> what are you hoping is next for you? obviously world domination with the song of the summer. but after that -- >> world domination. tour. i want to get on tour. i want to start promoting the single and get out there in front of people. >> well, it's a really fun song. promise it'll be in your head all day. meghan trainor. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> come back and sing it some time. >> i will. coming up, we'll catch up with one of my favorites. golden globe winner keri russell. we'll find out about her new movie. and this is a promise we will deliver. the only chicken recipes you'll
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good morning to you. it is 8:26. i'm kris sanchez. investigators are trying to figure out what caused this car to lose control and slam right through the front of a bank. it happened just before 6:00 this morning at a bank of america on mission street near geneva avenue in san francisco. the driver was taken to the hospital in life threatening injuries. police say this is not related to any sort of chase, but they are checking to see if alcohol was a factor in that crash. and speaking of driving, we have mike inouye here looking at your commute this morning. >> good morning, kris. we'll start in the south bay, where 101 continues to recover or tries to. a live shot of 101 at 680. routes are slow from 85 up towards that shot. we showed you a little bit
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better heading up towards mountain view, where it bogs down traditional spots. 280 sees some of that ripple effect, but it's sorting itself out in san jose. southbound 280 as you head towards bunker hill, an earlier crash involving a deer and a mini tour bus. now cleared in the last few minutes, recovering from 380 down towards 92, a slow drive and unusual for that part of the peninsula. the east bay, a standard slow of photographic. a live look shows you things are bogging down around high street. kris, back to you. >> more local news coming up in just about a half hour. we'll see you then.
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♪ 8:30 now on this tuesday morning. it's the 8th of july 2014. feels like it too. quite a hot and humid day out here on the plaza. we've got a great crowd. we should remind all of you if you come back on friday or thursday, you'll get a great concert. john legend on thursday. can't wait to hear from him. then on friday the pop sensation known as fifth harmony will take over our plaza. >> double header this week. i like it.
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still ahead this morning, day two of our simple chicken recipes. meals that will have your guests begging for seconds. today tim love shows you how to make chicken under a brick. you can cook along with us. also keri russell is here. we'll talk about her movie "dawn of the planet of the apes." also the emmy nominations will be handed out on thursday. our own carson daly will be doing that. we'll bring you those live from hollywood on "today." we've got a preview. we know it's hot and windy. >> marilyn, you okay? >> okay, yes. the weather? >> the weather. the weather actually looks pretty hot across most of the country. it's that heat and humidity ahead of the cold front that will lead to storms later on this afternoon and into tonight. across new york watch out for some isolated tornadoes along with the damaging wind gusts. back behind that front, it's awesome. we're going to see lower
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humidity, temperatures? the 80s. no real slight risk of storms. but still scattered showers and storms through southern new england into the mid-atlantic down into the southeast and wrapping back into the southwest where we will see some of those monsoonal thunderstorms. it remains hot in the pacific northwest from the c 8:32. your temperatures look pretty comfortable. but when you walk out your front door, you definitely notice that humidity in the atmosphere. it's going to stick with us for the next couple of days. we're actually going to increase it even more so as we head between today and tomorrow. count on those clouds to steadily increase all throughout the bay area. additional humidity, but temperatures dropping from yesterday's highs. that means we'll see the 80s, low 80s at that in the north bay, 83 for the south bay, 75 on the east shore and 65 today in san francisco. "today" takes off is brought to you by capital one. what's in your wallet?
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>> this little cutie over here, it's her first birthday. now, as we've mentioned, natalie is on her way to alaska of all places this morning as "today" takes off to some of america's greatest destinations. she'll be live thursday morning from the managgnificent mendenh glacier. and tamron has other people saying their destinations. >> dream destinations. we have jennifer in utah. that is spectacular. and kevin says to travel the entire length of route 66 to taste the food at the local mom and pop restaurants along that famous route. and j.m. says sequoia national park. keep them coming to us. jennifer says back to new york city. i love it there. that was out on our plaza. that's matt lauer. #todaytakesoff and let us know
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where you'd like to go. all right, tamron. thanks a lot. day two of our special series super simple chicken. the only recipes you'll ever need. seven days, seven meals that put the others to shame. this morning a fun one. chicken under a brick. tim love is chef and owner of the lonesome dove bistro in texas. also one of the stars of "restaurant start-up." our tasting panel is in position, i believe, red did i to sample the finished product. >> good to see you. >> first the show "restaurant start-ups." you're putting your own money into this? >> that's right. there's no judging to it. it's an investment show. it's about really letting people know what it takes to open a restaurant and hopefully making people's dreams come true. we make an opportunity to invest in them. >> any trepidation of putting up your own cash? >> it's a bit of a beating. but we did sign a lease here. things are happening. it's a real show. it's really happening. >> excellent.
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this is your favorite chicken recipe. this is the one you love the most. where do we start? >> this is -- you call it chicken under a brick. this is actually called spatchcock chicken. i don't know if we can say that on tv. >> you just did. >> you take a whole chicken like this you buy at the store. then we have the back of the chicken. what we're going to do is take some scissors and we just cut like this and cut the backbone out of the chicken like this. okay? >> and those are meat scissors that will get through the bone. >> just a clean pair of scissors is good. we'll take the other part of the spine out like this. while i'm doing that, mix up the seasoning. >> what's in here? >> chili powder, some chili flame, garlic powder, onion salt. mix that up. and we take the chicken and fold
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it out. >> now you're all butterflied. >> so we press it down like this. now i need you to season the heck out of it. >> don't be shy. you're from texas. >> you know what? let me tell you something, if you can't season something, you shouldn't be on the show. so we add a bit of peanut oil here. we're going to get it really hot. this pan's nice and hot. i'm going to throw it in the pan like this. look at that. >> wow. >> and that's what you want to hear. you hear that sizzle, right? now, to make it cook evenly, that's where the brick comes in play. i'll let you wrap one. foil has seasons to it. there's a shiny side and a dull side. the shiny side should be facing in, the dull side facing out. see how it's kind of dull? >> yeah. >> foil will peel off if you don't do it right. put one brick on this like and another. >> this is fun. >> it's fun. and everybody has a chance to be involved in this. so then we're going to let this
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sear for about ten minutes. then i'm going to put it into the oven like i do here. then by the magic of tv here -- see. >> let me get that for you. >> open that up. right. we're going to pull one out. it takes about 45 minutes in the oven. >> ten on the searing and 45 in -- >> you can do this on the grill. bricks on the whole time then. >> let's look at our panel there. how ro r you doing? >> i have a question for tim. does it have to be a brick? could you use a boulder or an anvil or something like that? >> here's the deal, savannah. i knew that question would come from you. of all the things in the world, savannah always has the best questions. >> i feel like people might be wondering. >> i think that's a no, by the way, savannah. >> so check this out. we've got our chicken here. you can either -- when it's done, it will pull apart like this. or you can just chop it up. then i've got something special to go with it. you have it down there, right?
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>> chimichuri. >> basil, cilantro, citrus. then we finish it with some grilled lemons here. >> what does the grilling do? >> it brings out the sugar in the lemon here. that's for you. >> may i? >> you've got to go deep. >> oh, my god. >> go on in there, buddy. >> that is incredible. >> it's good, right? >> so good. and the whole thing basically is an hour, right? by the time you season it, sear it. >> it's only three steps. you've got to finish with something citrus like that. chicken loves salt and lemon. >> my gosh. what do you think down there? >> two thumbs up. >> it's so tender and delicious. >> i got to know, you know what i mean? >> compared to yesterday chicken, he wants a full analysis.
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>> oh, wings versus today? >> i don't know. >> this is juicy. it's a totally different meal. the wings are a good snack leading up to this. >> and the sauce is perfect. perfect sauce. >> as long as i'm not known as the starter but as the meal, i'm okay with that. >> i've got food all over my face which means it was a great segment. tim love, thank you so much. catch the premiere of "restaurant start-up" tonight at 10:00/9:00 central on cnbc. tomorrow we'll do a simple fried chicken. to get a look at our menu and if you're cooking along, show pictures of the finished product. penny watts did and said it turned out so crispy after monday. coming up next, keri russell stops by with her chicken recipe. no, she's just going to talk about the movie.
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all right. we're back now at 8:41 with golden globe winner keri russe l russell. she's taking a walk on the wild side in her new movie "dawn of the planet of the apes." she's a survivor of a flu pandemic. >> if they wanted us dead, we'd be dead already. >> they're just taking their time. they already killed off half the planet already. >> come on. >> what? >> you can't honestly blame the apes. >> who the hell else am i going to blame? >> the chimps they were testing on didn't have a say. >> good morning to you. >> good morning. and congratulations. >> oh, thank you. >> that's so great. >> thank you. as you know i secretly imagine we're best friends. >> we are. there's no secret. >> exactly. and we walk around the hipster co-op shopping. so when i found out you were in "dawn of the planet of the apes," i was surprised my besty
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is in this. it doesn't seem very keri russell. >> it's the director of this. he called me and i love him so much. i think what's special and works about this movie in particular is matt is so good at creating these emotional pieces and very kind of intimate portrayals. i think if i have a line about what matt does, he's constantly making stories about people trying to be brave. and so you have that what matt does so well partnered with this giant, beautiful, epic summer movie with amazing 3d stuff. and he succeeded in creating a big summer movie with those specific little stories and emotional connections. >> it's true. it's a gorgeous movie. there's plenty of fights if that's your thing. but plenty of story here too. the apes are realistic.
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they are not real apes. i understand you were acting across guys in unitards. >> there were a lot of grown man in unitards in the forest. i'd never done anything like this before. but those who created gollum, our main character. it's incredible what they do. but luckily andy is such an incredible actor that you're really just doing is scene with this incredible actor talking about missing -- not knowing where their family is or -- so it wasn't as hard as it seemed. after the first five minutes of going yes, you're in a unitard. we're not at the gym. i'm in normal clothes. you get past it. and it's really remarkable what the guys who do all those movies are doing in this. >> you shot on location. beautiful scenery. but you were kind of in the middle of the nowhere. i heard you were roughing it. no cell phone service. >> no. and people don't like that these
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days. >> no. would have been, like, freaking out. >> that's always a good idea for a half a minute to not have a phone. and we were in these beautiful forests. you know, i was around all boys. i was the only girl. so they were talking about, i don't know, race cars and whatever they were talking about and i would have my little books and find some mossy little perch and read my nerdy books for awhile. but it was gorgeous to be there. you know, it was a really great thing. and especially to work with my friend matt again. >> i love seeing you in "the americans." you get all these great costumes. i loved hearing what you said about the first time you saw yourself on set at "dawn of the planet of the apes." >> "the americans" is all about cat eyes and way too tight jeans and high heels. and then in the woods no makeup, frizzy hair, about 18 sweatshirts on. old, dirty. i was like this is not what i
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look like. wait, someone -- i can't do a movie like this. i was like, where is the eye liner? where are those tight jeans? but you get used to it. >> well, you looked great. it's a great film. i think it's getting great reviews. going to be a big summer blockbuster. >> i hope so. >> see you around the co-op. coming up next, hats are hot again. we'll meet the woman helping make that craze again. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back at 8:48 with a classic look that's hot once again. we're talking about hats. one young entrepreneur is betting on that trend to last. today's jenna wolf is here with the story. hey, jenna. >> hey, guys. a good comeback story in the deep of the heart of the fashion district surround by busyness sits a small hat company.
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one of those great feel-good stories love to hear about. >> from kate middleton's saucers to the ranger, the hat is making a comeback. for its marriage of fashion and function, personalized statement and one side fits all mentality, the accessory once meant to cover you up is now revealing a lot. >> takes me 30 minutes to do what he does in a matter of seconds. >> the owner and founder of a company with an old and rich history. frank sinatra, bill cosby, madonna all frequent customers in years past. a year ago when the former hat company went belly up it seemed like the end of an era until a young woman with an old soul came along and changed the landscape. >> it is not like what it turns out to be. >> she took up a hobby, hat making.
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after finding out her mom was seriously ill, she decided to make her a hat and complained of the cold nights. one hat led to two. and then three. and so on. >> when i was looking at this apartment filled with hand made hats, i kind of made a decision that it was my time. >> hey, kick starter -- >> that time is now. after raising $172,000 on kickstarter and borrowing from family and friends, she four years prior was making hats in her bedroom bought a hat company for a bargain price. >> through the process i knew it was going to work. i just had such faith. i'm going to figure out how to make this happen. >> at age 31, she had become the youngest female be factory owner in manhattan. >> dating back to 1904. >> couture of the new cleaned up factory which sits behind the showroom a an eclectic mixture of past, present, new, old and new again. >> what is the most popular hat?
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>> indiana jones. >> 2500 different wooden blocks, most from the old company, paired with thousands of colors and textures for any hat idea imaginable. >> i clearly went for quantity over quality. one big hat head later it was clear why this young entrepreneur is reinventing the vintage accessory, hosting bridal showers and parties here at the showroom. >> baby showers. make hats center start to finish. they have a unique hat with a story to tell. >> a story that started with her mom, who is doing well today, and continues on as she tosses her hat in the ring of fashion, player and fun, both on the red carpet and off. >> if i can just inspire somebody to feel magic when they wear the hat, i am successful. >> i love the story. a couple of years ago this girl was sitting in her apartment indian style trying to piece
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together making them by hand. she owns a hat cap in the manhattan fashion district. anybody can do anything they want to do. >> i love those hats, by the way. >> they couldn't see it on, but savannah was shopping. i like that one, i like that one. >> i made this. when it was done i felt like it looked like a mascot for the mets. >> i thought you looked good. >> no. >> it's cute. >> indiana jones. fine, i'll take it. >> jenna, thanks the. >> thank you. >> up next, universal orlando resort in orlando for the new opening of the harry potter attraction. agents a lot excitement there. but first this is "tod
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all right. it's 8:54. this is an exciting day if you're a harry potter fan. after much anticipation universal orlando resorts is officially opening its newest attraction. and lucky nbc's kerry sanders is there. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: my god, how exciting. this is a lot of fun. i'm outside the leaky caldron on diagon alley where a short time ago, thousands of fans some who'd been waiting overnight to come out here and join got a chance to come into the wizarding world of harry potter on diagon alley. what i heard is the same thing we're hearing from the actors. the actors say they feel like they're really in england as if they stepped into the book.
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as if they're now living what they saw in the movies. and it really is a thrill. because they get a chance to go down there to the gringotts bank and then go on the escape from gringotts and getting to enjoy this special ride which is a technical marvel. it's something new, different, and something folks really have never really had an opportunity to experience before. and one of the things i get to do with my newfound friends here is i get to enjoy some butter beer. we're going to do a bit of a cheers to the opening of the new park. one, two, three! dumbledore's army. >> hope he checked all their i.d. >> it's not alcoholic. >> reporter: in addition to this we have related news which is great for potter fans. they can rejoice because j.k. rowling is releasing a new article about the reunion of
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harry potter and his friends at the imaginary 2014 quidditch world cup finals and it's available on so many people are going go there, it's probably going to crash the server. >> is that butter beer there for kerry? >> all right, kerry. thanks. well, good morning, everyone. 8:56. i'm scott mcgrew. police in san francisco's castro district looking out for a home invasion robber. investigators say he probably broke in right there as you see, tearing out the mail slot. reaching around and unlocking the door from the inside. the homeowner confronted the robber, who took off with some of the homeowners' belongings. let's check in our weather with christina. good morning. >> hey, good morning, scott.
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good morning to you at home. we are still going to see a muggy, cloudy sky overhead with subtropical clouds increasing, just about all day long. your temperatures, though, not too bad. san francisco showing you still foggy here. as a result, 65 degrees. 75 for the east shore. 83 in the south bay and 79 degrees along the peninsula.
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from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist, and tamron hall. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. it is july the 8th, 2014. i'm willie geist with tamron hall. natalie is making her way to alaska. al is off. we're going to check in with natalie later if the week. are you a roller coaster fan? >> i used to be in my younger days. i think i rode the hulk at universal in 2000. that's the last one. >> up at the top and spins you at the same time. this is a scary moment.
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two dozen people were left trapped dangling after a tree branch fell on the tracks. the ride came around a corner and crashed into a tree. some people were stuck there for almost three hours. three passengers were take ton the hospital with just minor injuries. there's a youtube video that shows the usual view from the roller coaster. i guess as they made one of these turns, hit one of the branches that had fallen. six flags statement saying, the safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority and as a precaution the ride will remain closed until a thorough inspection of the area is complete. these things are usually safe. you have the rare accident. >> the ride is not malfunction. a tree fell down. >> there was a tree in their path. they basically crashed into a tree at a very high speed. it's amazing it stayed on the track. i mean, that's scary to be dangling for three hours. but thank goodness the injuries weren't too serious. >> nothing could prepare me for
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that. >> you're done with roller coasters for good now. >> i was done in 2000, but really now. so this one has caught our attention. some people are calling this guy is snore loser. that's the headline from one of the papers in new york. have awe fallen asleep at a movie or concert or sport event? i do it at movies. but one yankees fan was caught on tv napping at the game. now he's filed a lawsuit against the yankees, major league baseball, espn, and its broadcasting crew for what he calls defamation. he guy's name is andrew rector. he wants $10 million because of this. >> did he sleep through the beltran homer? 45,000 people stand up and cheer and he sleeps through it? >> you'd think it'd be tough to, but he seemed comfortable. >> what's the deal with this guy? >> maybe that's his buddy and he likes him a lot better when he's asleep.
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>> i think the other guy's more concerned with the food and the game. >> they're a special item at the ballpark. why share? get them when he's asleep. >> we'll have to see how long this guy's out for. >> the video was posted to mlb. i like the announcers talking about the guy with the nachos. he doesn't care. according to the lawsuit, they called those hurtful comments like the plaintiff is a fatty cow that need two seats at all time and represent symbol of failure. well, the announcers never used those words. he's saying this is what people said after the video was posted and he became a viral video moment. we reached out to the parties involved, nobody had a comment. but it did remind us of one of willie's favorite episodes of "seinfeld." >> come on. >> so this is george costanza getting caught eating a banana split at the u.s. -- i don't
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know if he was eating it or wearing it. disgusting. >> there's so much there. the flip-up shades, the chocolate. >> it's like being at the games like when they do the kiss cam and you're there. you know when you walk in if you're, like, picking your nose or something, you could be on tv. >> they'll catch you. and i think the problem with this lawsuit is -- >> the misspelled words? >> there's a lot of those. your attorney needs spell check. that's one thing. >> that's autocorrect that did him in. i know the feeling. >> can't blame autocorrect for some of those. >> darn it. >> if you listen to the broadcasts, what the announcer said was innocuous. it was harmless. but he was saying because he was pointed out at the game, he got this heat. it's a long way to go for 10 million bucks. >> not to make this a gender war, but i don't think women fall asleep like that in public. men, i think men -- dylan's like i did it. she just fell asleep and woke up all of a sudden. i've never seen women do that at
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a game or at a movie. i was on an airplane recently. the guy was next to me. he was snoring. and i did this. i go, that's for your wife. >> did you? >> yes. come on. you never see women do it. >> it's a war on men right here. >> except dylan. >> i'm sleeping with the best of them. >> we were talking earlier because of our schedules if we go to movies, you get me into a dark, cool room and the lights go down and there's a hum to the movie, i'll go out. now they have the theaters with the seats that go back. >> i'll just do a meditating -- my dad called it resting my eyes. but guys are all -- >> we go all in. if we're sleeping, we're sleeping. wherever we are. >> i don't care where you are. i love that. >> this piece of videotape is incredible in australia. a crocodile caught on tape -- ends well. don't worry. animal trainer trent burton was feeding a crocodile. he goes in and a croc clamps
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down on his hand and drags him down by the water. that's where it gets scary. those things will take you under. he was using a piece of meat to lure the crocodile. he was treated for hand injuries, received stitches. expected to be okay. which i don't understand how he got away that easily. kept his fingers. the zoo's owner says the trainer wanted people to know the attack was not the crocodile's fault. >> you were with crocs in orlando. >> yeah. gators and crocs. went to gatorland. natalie and i were holding baby ones. there was a feeding area. he said we're going to feed the crocodiles. and they're right there. we're going to close the gate behind us. i said, we? who are you talking about? we threw chicken and it would twist and take them down under. it was horrifying. i mean, i was brave. i had no problem with it. >> willie, this is the story
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willie tells. the only picture i saw was a baby croc. like that's what happened? >> you get that close to one of those guys, you get chills. >> i have no desire to do that. a couple in florida, they need our help. meaning us and you at home. we have to pull in together as a united team, united states of a team to make this happen for this florida couple. so this fellow is planning to propose to his lovely girlfriend and he purchased a bling bling of a ring. $6,000 he paid for this ring. so cory todd decided it was a good idea to hide the ring in the pocket pants of a pair of pants in their guest room closet. you don't want her to find it. you want it to be a surprise. but when he went to check for the ring last month, the pants were gone. pants left the building. he later learned that his girlfriend jace lynn had donated those pants to goodwill a week earlier. >> no. >> yes, willie. >> that hurts.
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>> you can imagine after spending $6,000 on a ring and cory gets the news the pants are gone, just give it up. >> my gosh. >> they went to goodwill like hair on fire. goodwill says they cannot find the pants on the rack. pants are gone. ring's gone. the couple still not engaged until cory gets that ring, she's not going to say yes. i ad-libbed that. >> i feel for cory. >> you did that? >> when you buy the ring, you have the lag time where you have it in your possession to the time you propose. it's all you think about. you go and check on it. >> where did you high it? >> up on a high shelf. >> you're tall. >> exactly. she wasn't getting it. then you keep your hand on the box in your pongt the whole time, give it away. hopefully it'll turn up. >> someone's got the pants.
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they probably haven't worn them yet. probably haven't gone in the pocket. when they do, they're going to find the ring and we're going to celebrate. >> it's in florida. start looking in florida. >> it's a big state. >> we need to find out what part of florida so we can do a map. we're rooting for you, cory. you sound like a great guy. >> we're going to find it. don't you worry. end with a piece of video here. turtles not known for their ball handling skills. oh, oh. so a turtle and a dog playing a little ball here? >> okay. go? >> was posted a few years ago, picked up steam this week. oh, that's a goal for the dog. play some defense, turtle! >> come on. >> the turtle is very slow foot. >> that turtle has no game. >> he's hanging in, though. it's 2-0 already. this is out of hand. >> come on.
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block him. oh, that dog. >> that's a blowout. >> always comes back to you and shaq when you play basketball. in this scenario, shaq is the turtle and willie is the dog. >> here come this turtle making a play. >> come on, turtle. go turtle. you can do it. >> take some time off the clock and score late. that's his strategy. >> look at the dog tries to distract him. >> that's not even close. all right. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> totally different story if the dog goes for the turtle instead of the ball. >> the turtle was lucky the dog was distracted by the ball. >> very much so. we have strong storms moving through parts of the midwest. further east than yesterday. now more across the great lakes. yesterday we had 278 reports of 58 mile-per-hour or higher wind gusts. also 91 reports of hail larger
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than a quarter. so we saw some pretty strong storms yesterday. today that threat spreads east from little rock, arkansas, right into upstate new york and western new england. that's where we could see stronger storms especially in through western pennsylvania and western new york. wouldn't be surprised if an isolated tornado pops out. just because the setup is right for that. we do have flooding across the mississippi. the flood stage is at 19.5 feet. you can see it is going to take all week long by the time into tuesday before it even comes close to minor flooding. 9:11. happy tuesday to you. temperatures outside, mostly in the 50s and 60s, although they feel more like the 70s in places like livermore and concord, we're really increasing that humidity at this hour. we've got a feels-like temperature to consider for today. what you'll notice is some tropical moisture will continue to increase as we head throughout the day today, and
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although temperatures will drop off, it's going to feel about as warm as yesterday. 83 for the south bay, 75 for the east shore. the one cool spot, san francisco. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you very much. i'm getting a lot of tweets from other women like you that fall asleep anywhere. >> i can fall asleep, mouth open, not pretty. yeah. all right. ming up next, really cool new film shot over the course of 12 years using the same actors. it's called "boyhood" and it stars patricia arquette. [ male announcer ] type 2 diabetes affects millions of us. and for many, it's a struggle to keep your a1c down. so imagine -- what if there was a new class of medicine that works differently to lower blood sugar? imagine...loving your numbers. introducing once-daily invokana®. it's the first of a new kind of prescription medicine that's used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. invokana® is a once-daily pill
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anything you've seen. shot over the course of 12 years. it follows the life of a boy named mason who literally grows up before our eyes. patricia plays the mother. it's good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> let's explain the premise of how this works. it was filmed when he was six or seven years old, he began filming as this boy. over 12 years you would get together for a week every summer. what a unique process. >> it was an incredible experience. it was so fun to work together. when rick first called me about it, when he told me i was like i want to do it. he said we don't have any money. i was like, i want to do it. i said yeah i guess i should read the script. he said, i don't have a script. he told me the main changes and then -- >> was that because you trusted him so much as a director that you would just go along with it? >> i was a big fan of his already. i loved the premise and what he did tell me about the changes.
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he left it open to see where the kids were. we didn't know if in 12 years maybe all kids would be getting drafted, maybe he would grow up to be a football star. he sort of had a leave -- especially the second lauhalf - little more open. >> here you are you're a mom. someone says i need a 12-year commitment from you. do you pause? do you talk to the family? what do you do? >> oh, no. i was just like, yes. i'm doing it. and i looked forward to it every year. it was such an incredible experience shooting it with all these guys. the only weird thing was last year when we were finishing. that was, like, wait is minute. no. we're not going to stop shooting this movie. it's not coming out. >> it's a ritual. it was part of your life for 12 years. we talked to eller yesterday on the show who played mason. he said for him to watch the entire him and say my gosh, is that what i was like when i was 7, 8, 9, and 10.
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it was strange. what was it like to watch yourself in over the course of 12 years? >> i love the speed photographer where you have a seed and it starts sprouting and by the end it's decaying. i wanted to see that. i knew me and ethan would be getting old in front of everybody. and i think we get disconnected from that we're human beings and we're organic material and we do age. so it was exciting, but also kind of shocking to see yourself so rapidly get older. >> i think it's an emotional experience going through that. your family now 12 years older watching you do this project. what's your oldest child now? >> 25. so in the course of the movie, i had my daughter and i sent my son to college and i got married and divorced along the way. ethan had kids, got married and divorced. so many things happen to everybody. >> speaking of marriage, your
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brother is engaged. >> yes, he's engagengaged. >> that's exciting. what are you going to get as a gift? >> what's he going to get me? >> is that how it works? >> did anyone get that memo? i thought those balloons were for me. >> you can take them on the way out. they're yours. it's good to see you. i encourage people to check out this movie. it's unlike anything i've seen. >> i think it's a really beautiful movie to take your kids to see. because so many people have said to me after the movie first thing i do is call my mom. first thing i do is call my dad. i left that movie, i wanted to hug my dad and mom. i want to hug my dogs. >> well, that's the best thing you can say about a movie. makes you want to hug somebody. >> let's hug it out. >> come on. bring it right here. that's it. and the balloons are yours. keep 'em. >> i get a hug too.
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escalade. and it's not the food americans eat that trigger the obesity. it's the lack of exercise. that's according to a new study in the journal of medicine. number of calories consumes has not changed significantly in the past 20 years. but the number of men and women who report no physical activity has gone up roughly 30%. and walmart is holding its first open call today as its searches for suppliers of u.s.-made products. walmart will be hosting hundreds of entrepreneurs looking to ink a deal with the company that would land their products on store shelves nationwide. they have set a goal to spend $250 billion by 2024 on products that support american jobs. and some crummy news this morning for cupcake fans. crumbs bake shop closed all of its stores monday. new york city-based company has
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that was mine. hi mom. hi sweety. try the new dannon oikos greek frozen yogurt. ♪ dannon. good morning to you. it is 9:26. i'm kris sanchez. today, the san francisco board of supervisors will vote on a controversial law that could change mental healthcare in the city. laura's law would allow friends, families, doctors, or even law enforcement officials to ask the courts to force mentally ill people to get outpatient treatment in certain situations. potential patients must have been hospitalized or jailed for mental health issues twice in the last three years and have not been violent toward themselves or others. the law has actually passed statewide, but counties are slow to opt in and so far only a few have. the supervisors will also honor airport employees who helped rescue children from the wreckage of the asiana airlines
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crash last year. today marks one year since the plane clipped the seawall short of the runway. within two minutes of that crash landing, several employees from the airport were on scene helping people from that wreckage. three teenage peeassengers were killed and another 187 were hurt. we'll have a look at weather and your traffic report after the break.
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9:28. welcome back. your temperatures are climbing quickly. 65 in livermore, 63 at the immediate coast. in san francisco, we have a lot of humidity coming your way for today and a chance, very slight, for a stray shower. better chance as we head through tomorrow, and overall, temperatures are going to continue to drop off by a few degrees from yesterday and will drop even more for tomorrow. 83 degrees in the south bay, 78 for the peninsula. 65, the only place getting that ocean breeze, right at the immediate coast. 68 for the east shore and 83
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degrees in the north bay. mike, over to you. >> all right, christina, looking over here to the oakland coliseum. slowly past the coliseum, continuing to high street tonight. remember, this will be the place where they have part two, battle for the bay, look at the maps, see a slower drive there, but 580 looking pretty good. the bay bridge toll plaza, starting to loosen up considerably. 280 southbound also slowing up. bunker hill, an earlier crash cleared half an hour ago. and your south bay still a little slow from 101. >> always slow there, thanks. more local news coming up in half an hour. for now, here's more of the "today" show.
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welcome back to "today" on this tuesday morning july the 8 preside8th, 2014. it's the fifth birthday of young george geist. happy birthday, buddy. i'll see you in a little bit. but we have more important things to talk about like potato salad. >> will it be served at his birthday party? >> not at this price. this is about zach danger brown. he started a kickstarter campaign to make potato salad. in five days he's raised more than $36,000. there's still more than three and a half weeks left on the campaign. as the money pours in, he keeps promising bigger prizes like better mayo. a live stream of the potato
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salad making. and these fancy hats. how about this. i love potato salad. >> you can get it customized. like i love potato salad, big willie. >> that totally makes it worth 36 grand. and just added to kickstarter is the coleslaw campaign. you've been studying this story. >> by studying you mean read it once. you can go on kickstarter and crowd fund about everything. and i think he was being cheeky. he had no idea that it was going to take off like this. it averages out to about 11 bucks per person donated to this. the other rankle in this is obviously he's got the ten bucks to make the potato salad. what happens to the other $35,000? kickstarter prevents you from -- you cannot give the money away. how's it going children? i'll be home in a minute. >> let's get a look at the weather from dylan.
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>> i even think $10 was high for potato salad. you can make it around six. >> look at you lowballing the kick starter campaign. either way, he's the one making $35,000. not me. we are going to see the monsoonal moisture come in. basically you get the showers that develop in las vegas just to the north of downtown las vegas. that's where we have scattered showers and storms. phoenix, really nice sunrise in the background there. temperatures top out at 106 but there's a few possibilities for storms later today. also stormy from arkansas to noshz state. we could see an isolated tornado especially western pennsylvania and western new york. elsewhere it will be the damaging wind gusts and the potential for some hail. it's hot and humid out ahead of this front and much more comfortable behind it. temperatures should tap out in the lower 80s today. tomorrow a couple scattered showers and 9:32. happy tuesday to you. temperatures right now, pretty mild and humid out there as
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well. and it's going to remain humid as we head throughout the next few days. taking a live look at san jose, you can see those mid-level clouds very clearly here. sunol, we're going to see those clouds increase throughout the day today. we'll still have plenty of fog, meanwhile, in san francisco. highs the today work like this. 80 for the east bay, 83 in the south bay, and the warm spot, as per usually, out in the tri-valley at 88 degrees. >> and that's your >> thanks a lot. this morning on hope two, with a company with a sweet recipe for success. gracen bakery in new york provides jobs for people who could use a second chance. >> what they are getting is more than a paycheck. it is also a fresh start at life. you may have tasted their deserts at the whole foods or the brownies at ben andierry's kies creme. but they are on a mission to do
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more than just satisfy the sweet tooth. >> the whole point so to give an opportunity to people who other people have given up on. >> to provide jobs for those in need. >> we a saying that says we don't hire people to bake brownies we bake brownies to hire people. >> and they do just that. >> we hire anybody who walks in the door. no background checks. we don't ask for a resume. all we do is ask them to work and work hard. >> in exchange graceton offers a steady salary, child care, affordable housing and educational workshops. the bakery employs approximately 90 people. some joined for a career change. >> i just like the bake. >> while others like 43-year-old wallace sought out the bakery fur a new beginning.
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>> it's hard to get a job. once you get felonies nobody wants to hire you. >> today raymond is focused on his future, not his past. >> you're a brand new person when you come. they don't look into your background what you did it. eel all open arms. it's a brand new start. >> deon has worked there for six years and he's been promoted to lead operator. >> learned a lot of things here. patience, how to deal with others. my attitude. how to save money in the bank. i got life insurance. >> a tiring job on their feet and 90 degree heat but for deon and raymond, making pastries has given them a new life purpose. >> i've been doing wrong since '94. and i can't really explain to you how it make me feel to see my mom see me doing good. the beautiful feeling when she come to my house and we talk about legal things. >> no sweeter feeling than a second chance. >> i have four kids.
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i love my kids to death. and i just try to set a example for them. my little daughter she wants to be a baker. i'm like maybe someday. you just got to aim for it. >> and ver lucky to have some of graceton cookies and brownies he here. >> they're incredible. >> oh my god. thank you so much graceton. >> i love we're not you aren't in your past. we're you aren't in what you can do today. food's amazing. >> we'll be right back. >> i'm gonna have another one. honey bunches of oats!
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switch to truvia. great tasting, zero-calorie sweetness from the stevia leaf. taking off "today" is presented by truvia. nature for sweetness. >> well, you can pretty much ask anyone and they'll tell you dieting is not easy. what if we tell you how to do it without trying. >> we're here with sneaky slimdown >> today nutritionist joy bower is here. hello joy. >> it's all about trickery and being crafty. you want a bowl of cereal in the
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morning. i want you to try to figure if you want a bowl of raisin bran or granola, what did i do to make these leaner and lighter? >> put less in this one. >> did you mix it with other cereal. >> you got it. for the raisin bran which is calorie dense i mixed wit the plain bran flakes which gives you the same flavor but drives down the calories. and with the granola i transferred it t it to a canister and mix it with puffed rice. so you get the great crunch and sweetness but again it is lighter and leaner. >> and you don't know what you're missing. >> exactly. and you can do that with any cereal. >> okay what's next. >> i want you to taste this. regular full fat cheddar cheese and tell me if you know what i did to make it lighter. >> you did something to that? >> i have no idea. >> i don't taste the difference. >> what i did, i took the
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container and i filled it with 2% reduced fat cheese. >> oh you sneaky devil. >> and you can do the same thing with your regular mayo. so your spouse will never know. >> so you're changing the packaging basically. >> a lot of people in the house will not go for the reduced fat. so you will know this the case but they won't. >> pretty good. >> our frozen yogurt here. >> i'm i have two here. i'm going to bet you ten jumping jacks, that this one is the same brand. this one is half the calories of that one. what do you think, yea or nay for ten jumping jacks. >> this one's half the calories? >> half the calories. >> there is something added to it. i don't know what it is but it
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tastes different. >> i got it. it's the same product but you put something else under there. >> yes. you put fruit first and then the frozen yogurt on top and you automatically drive the calories down and the nutrition and fiber. >> and my mind says i have a whole bowl. >> exactly. and and that's great for a whole yogurt chain. these are two regular dressings. i've doctored one up. i want to see if you can figure which one i did and which one is lighter. >> i love this show we goet to eat. >> did you add a little water to one of them? >> no. >> they're both delicious. i can't really tell. >> you can't tell. >> okay you tell? >> i honestly can't. >> all you need to do is take your regular bottle. after you have gone through about a quarter of the salad dressing, add in plane balsamic
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vinegar. you're also diluting it. and if it's red wine vinegar you do red wine. these are two types of butter. take a bite and tell me which is in calories simplest trick ever. ready? >> yeah. >> one is a stick butter. this one, all you need to do is buy a whipped butter. they incorporate area. it drives down the calories. you can do the same with cream cheese. go for the whipped tubs. the same ingredient but a little air mixed? >> good to see you. up next her name is charlotte but you know her at charli xcx. >> we all win with this one.
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the song is everywhere it's in our heads. you have been out on tour before with cold play and kelly golden and this year you will be head lining what. does it feel like to be out front. >> it's great. the state are my favorite place to play as well. i'm so excited about. >> you wrote "fancy". >> i wrote my part of the song. >> this happened in one of the late night programs here in the states. jimmy fallon. crosby still and nash. take a look at what happened to your song. >> i'm so fancy. you already know. i'm in the fast lane, i'm so fancy, ratio. >> you still loving america? >> yes. they do it better than i do. it's us aal. >> just what you had in mind when you wrote it.
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>> exactly. >> all right. are you going to sing pop clboo for us now? >> yes. >> all right take it away. ♪ ♪ boom, boom, boom clap ♪ your picture perfect boo ♪ ♪ first kiss just like a drug. ♪ under your influence ♪ you're the magic in my veins boom clap you make me feel good come on to me. now boom clap sound of my hea heart ♪ ♪ the beat goes on and on and
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on ♪ ♪ boom clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me ♪ come on to me now ♪ no silver or no gold ♪ could dress me up so good you're the glitter in the darkness of my world ♪ ♪ just tell me what to do ♪ i'll fall right into you ♪ going under because the spell to say the word ♪ ♪ i feel your love boom clap the sound of my heart ♪ ♪ the beat goes on and on and on and on ♪ ♪ boom clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me ♪ come on to me now ♪ boom clap the sound of my heart the beat goes on and on and on bam clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me ♪ come on to me now
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♪ you are the light and i will follow ♪ ♪ you let me lose my shadow ♪ you are the sun a glowing halo ♪ ♪ and you can burn me up with your all your love ♪ ♪ boom clap, the sound of my heart ♪ ♪ the beat goes on and on and on skpon now ♪ ♪ boom clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me ♪ come on to me now ♪ boom clap the soubd of my heart the beet goes on and on and on now. boom clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me now ♪ boom clap the sound of my heart ♪ ♪ the beat goes on and on and on now ♪ ♪ boom clap you make me feel good ♪ ♪ come on to me now ♪ the sound of my heart the beat
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goes on and on and on now ♪ ♪ boom clap, you make me feel goolds ♪ ♪ come on to me now ♪ come on to me now >> thank you. we're back in a moment. on nbc.
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>> coming today for sure in. >> hello. >> we have all -- on today. >> oh i love them. >> i love the music. what you just did. >> with charli xcx. >> i love her.
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good morning, everyone. 9:56. i'm scott mcgrew. police in san francisco's castro are on the lookout for a home invasion robber. investigators think he broke into this home by cartearing ou the mail slot out of the door and reaching around and turning
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the lock from the inside. the homeowner confronted the robber, who took off with some of the homeowner's belongings. nobody was hurt. for the second straight day, demonstrators plan to protest the sonoma county district attorney's decision not to file charges against the sheriff's deputy who shot a teenager last year. 13-year-old andy lopez was carrying a replica rifle in a santa rosa park in october when he was shot and killed. the prosecutor says the deputy shot lopez because he honestly believed the gun was a real ak-47 and in that moment, deadly force was justified. well, let's check our weather this morning with christina. good morning. >> good morning to you, scott. good morning to you at home. muggy with some tropical clouds for today. you'll notice these clouds will increase as we head into this afternoon. it's going to feel sticky out there. and our temperatures have actually dropped off, but you might not even notice the difference between yesterday and today. 83 for the south bay. 65 degrees in san francisco. 88 in the north bay. the east shore, partly cloudy
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and 68 degrees. and that's also where we've got a big game happening tonight. giants back at it, taking on the a's, 63 degrees, and then they'll had back over to at&t park. 63 for wednesday, 62 for that day game on thursday. >> looking at palo alto, still slow southbound. look at it bogged down as you approach university avenue out of redwood city. this is a little bit late, but it is a tuesday. look at the map. we see some slowing in both directions, northbound as well coming out of mountain view towards that same area. the northbound routes for 101 have cleared considerably over the last hour. a very tough morning, slow past the airport and 280 as well, scott. there's the bay bridge as well. >> thank you, mike. another local news update for you coming up in a half an hour. after people find a dentist through us, they often say, "i wish i had done this sooner." don't put it off any longer. call 1-800-dentist today. ♪
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> yes indeedy. >> don check your set it is really us. we are still here. it is booze day tuesday, july 8. the best lives in the whole world. nobody is happier than you are except for al roker. you are one happy woman. >> things are good every now and then. >> things are going great for jimmy fallon. he is kicking it over there. >> he is kicking it and we
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seemed bummed because he never mentioned us in the show. he was in orlando and now he is back live. guess who was mentioned again. >> there is a lot of people who try to give you advice. you have to be careful because depending on the situation what is good advice for some people might be bad advice for others. it is time for a segment called "good advice or bad advice". you miss 100% of the shots you don't take. good advice if you are playing a sport, bad advice if you are hoda and kathie lee. >> why are they laughing? >> i don't know. tom hanks knows how to have a good time. he is one of the sweetest guys. >> he seems like the guy you want at the party. justin bieber apparently caught him dancing.
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he posted this video. >> we don't know where they were. >> let's take a look at the dance moves. ♪ this is how we do it >> i love it. >> you should do it. >> i love that he is dancing to "this is how we do it". >> you know what, they really would be. >> we want to see them at broadway. >> it would be a hit. if you are wondering where it was some people were reporting he was dancing at the wedding of justin's manager. remember the time that matt came up to us in the makeup room and said would you guys do
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something for me. matt never asks us to do anything. he said tom hanks is in town and wants me to have dinner tonight. he said bring two fun people. we ended up going to dinner with tom hanks. it was a lot of fun. favorite couple alert. this is the best couple ever. do you know who they are? sofia vergara apparently dating joe manginalo. >> they need to breed immediately. >> stop wasting time and just maybe do like triplets. >> sofia was dating that guy, nick. they broke up a while ago. we did reach out to both sides because you see pictures or hear
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gossip and check it out. here is what joe's publicest said, they do not comment on his personal life. and sofia's team said not commenting this time. >> that is what happened. we think they are dating. don't you think? >> the only thing that would have made us happier would be if george clooney had finally married sandra bullock. >> right? >> we can't do everything. we wanted those two people to get together. >> this is what makes us happy. >> not because they are so gorgeous because they are. >> a lot of gorgeous people in the world. >> they are both so fun and so nice. >> both of them, we had them both on the show. >> the time we had her on the show remember what day it was. >> it was the day we went no makeup and we asked all of the guests if they would mind going
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no makeup. she said no. i have come full makeup since i came out of the wound. >> that was an egyptian accent. >> i can do one or two. >> anybody do a killer colombiaen one? >> no. according to this survey they say the number one etiquette mistake people made is texting and e-mailing during meals. >> and as bad as that is it is worse if you invited somebody to come as your guest and there your guest is eating the food and drinking the wine and they are on the phone the entire time. you want to hand them the check. like it's been fun. >> here is another one that bugs people. people who don't let you off the elevator before they crowd and trample you to get on. all you are trying to do is get
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off, make room for them whether a subway or the elevator, anything that is a close space and you have to leave. >> they feel entitled to the middle of it. >> move aside. >> do you get angry? you have a little road rage. >> i bottle it up and i stuff it down like i do. and then i release it later when no one is looking. >> i don't do that. >> i go you're welcome. that is good. >> just remind them. >> that is not mean but i wish people would not do that. >> they don't see us there is a good chance they also don't eat with us. >> here is a great question. >> most of the time they are doing this, too. >> sometimes they are. so here is a question that the etiquette experts will answer for you. when you sit down at the dinner table and you are trying to figure out and you are at a round table or big table wondering which bread plate is yours. are we talking about grown
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adults? >> they don't know. >> i didn't know until someone told me the trick about a month ago. >> when you are sitting here and like do you want to eat my bread on this plate or this plate? the best way to remember which side is your bread plate and which is your drink plate is make okay symbols with both fingers b and d. the b is the bread and the d is the drink. so you remember that is my bread plate. we have all been -- yes. that's it. >> do you know which side of the knife you are to put closest to your plate? >> blade in. >> blade in. because otherwise you might cut someone. so b and d. >> i have heard of people coming over. isn't that a great trick? because sometimes you forget. >> do you like it if somebody goes that looks delicious and
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they start doing that? >> i don't mind except for if they do it like that. then i mind. >> then they put their filthy like that and eat it. does that bother you much? >> the not closing the mouth when they chew is grossing me out. >> what annoys you the most when you are eating at the restaurant? >> when the waiter asks are you still working on that? and you go yeah, yeah. what happens five minutes later? back again. you still working? they want you out of the table. >> the answer is no i'm not working. i left work to come here so i can eat. i'm eating. when i'm not eating anymore i will be sitting here in front of it. >> it's the turnover. that is how they make the money. >> i don't like when let's say i'm finished because i eat quickly and it is over.
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other people are still eating. i don't like when they take my plate because the other person feels compelled to rush and finish. just leave the plates. >> okay. here is the other thing you should not do if you want to live. the tour de france is asking fans to stop taking selfies. >> they are hanging out into the track area and trying to get a picture of themselves while the bikes are going by at really fast speed. >> she did what i do with the mouth open. that would be so bad. >> who thought that was a good idea? >> don't do it. >> they actually had video of some of the people, some of the riders like knocking the cameras down. watch. let's watch. okay. it's -- yeah. move out of the way. okay. wow. they have no barriers up.
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none. competitors are calling it a dangerous mix of vanity and s w stupidity. one said people don't understand how fast we go and how much of the road we use. they think i want to get a shot of me with them in the background. >> another place we don't suggest you do it either is the running of the bulls. unless it is a really nice bull and friendly. >> every year they do this. they are running nine football fields. they are sprinting. four people got taken to the hospital with injuries and people are cheering. >> people have been goured to death. >> i mean, i guess i don't know. >> i don't know. >> i know it is a cultural thing but it does seem to me likes --
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born with a rare medical disease and one of his legs needed to be amputated. right foot and left leg. you think they thought the doctors said they didn't think the young child would survive. caden has a spirit about him taking it one step at a time. take a look at this video shared more than 100,000 times. >> he just got a prosthetic. >> i got it. >> you do? >> i got it. i got it. >> okay. >> i got it. i got it. i got it. i got it. i got it. i got it. i got it. i got it. >> good job. >> i got it. i got it. i got it. >> you got it? >> i got it. >> listen to him say that all
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do people mob you? does it happen like that? >> no. >> when all five of us together, but individually it is not that bad. we hear you look just like that girl from fifth harmony. >> they notice me when i have no makeup on. >> that is so wrong. >> are you guys all friends. you seem like you get along so well. >> we really are pretty close. >> tell us about the i'm a boss campaign. a lot of young girls your age don't feel in control of anything. >> seven out of ten girls have very low self-esteem. we partnered with and encourage teens to encourage and empower one another and write a unique skill or trait. >> did you ever feel like one of those girls?
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>> every single teenage girl goes through that moment where they don't know who they are and who they are supposed to be. i think there is a lot of pressure on who you are supposed to be. >> it is hard not to want to fit in. >> it is so much cooler when you stand out. >> so much cooler to stand out and be unique. >> be you. >> since the judges of "the x factor" put you together do they stay in touch with you? >> they are very involved in the album and the process. we just got off of the "neon lights" tour. >> you seen the baby yet? >> what baby? >> simon's girlfriend had a baby. >> yes.
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>> we twittered it. >> here we go. what is the first name of the designer brand that ends with boss. >> hugo. >> in which month does national boss day fall? >> june. >> february. >> march. august. >> which show ends with the word boss? >> "cake boss". >> which famous rock star known for his nickname the boss. >> different generation. >> have you heard of bruce springsteen? >> no. >> he is a rapper. >> that is sad. >> have you heard of doris day?
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with life threatening injuries. it is not related to a chase. they do believe that alcohol may have played a role in the crash. police in san francisco's castro district on the lookout for a home invasion robber. they think there's a chance he broke into the home by tearing through the mail slot and turning the lock from the inside. the homeowner confronted the robber, who took off with some of his belongings. nobody hurt. we'll have a look at weather and traffic coming up after the break. safeway gets that staying on budget can be a real bear. that's why they've got lots of ways to save. real big club card deals, the safeway app and gas rewards. it's a great time for a cookout. fresh sweet corn is 10 for just $2.00. rancher's reserve ribeye steaks are only $6.99 a pound. and refreshe water is just $2.79 a case.
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coming into the bay area for today. you can definitely see it in the sky. sun and clouds for the south bay, 83. we're at about 79 degrees along the peninsula today and the cool spot will be right at the immediate coast. a nice ocean breeze coming into san francisco. 68 degrees on the east shore and 83 degrees for today on the north bay. meanwhile, the hot spot, as per usual, will be the tri-valley. so for today, you'll notice additional humidity out the there, but cooler temperatures. tomorrow, a better shower chance, and we'll cool you off through the weekend. your full forecast at 11:00. first, here is mike and your drive. >> a slow drive through the bay bridge toll plaza. from time to time, we see the fastrak lanes fill up and then they'll clear out again. so i'm looking at green all around. looking at oakland as well, past the coliseum, not a problem. but this evening, you will have that a's/giants game. not a problem around the bay bridge. and the south bay finally showing relief. pretty typical there.
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back to you. >> okay, mike, thanks. more local news coming up in the big newscast at 11:00. see you then. we are back with more of "today" on this special "brain teaser tuesday". >> if you are running a race and pass the person in second place what place would you be in now? >> and we know the answer. >> look, you are in second and pass the person in second and now you are in second place. >> i was thinking first. >> you needed a visual. >> thank you for all of that. time to grab the kids because we have a couple of guys here who are about to teach them a thing or two about animals. >> martin and chris are here. >> it is called "wildcrats".
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they are having fun with swamp things. >> bears are swamp things, too. >> tell us about this guy. >> this is a black bear cub. he is only about six months old. all he wants to do is eat and play. right now he is eating applesauce. >> did something happen to his mother or something like that? moms do not like to let their cubs out. >> they are taken care of by rehabilitation centers. mothers take really good care. >> if you see one of these stay away because the mother is somewhere and not happy. >> these guys are playful but anything to be afraid of? >> these are really big, strong animals. this guy will grow up to be 300 pounds. >> and they can flip over a 300 pound rock looking for bugs. their main creature power is that they are generalists. they are good at everything. they are good swimmers, good
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climbers. they eat grapes, deer, nuts. >> what do we have next up? >> by the way, he needs a little scrub. >> i'm sure you recognize this creature. this little guy loves almonds. >> he is not happy. >> we'll get somebody else. >> there we go. we have a possum. >> get another one. >> this is a baby possum. >> possum is a fancy word for rat. >> a lot of people are afraid of them. they are not rats. they are marsupials. >> that the an opossum. >> they are marsupials. >> they play dead. and the thing is they are not playing it. they are not acting. it is a physiological response. when they are scared they freeze
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and fall over and their mouth is over and look dead. >> i will have to remember that. >> what does this guy eat? >> they eat mostly dead things like road kill and stuff like that. >> this creature wins the cute award for sure. >> what's this? >> 8 week old swift fox from the great plains. their creature power is superspeed. they are only the size of a house cat. >> you want to hold him? he is really cute like a little puppy or kitten. >> hello, sweetheart. >> when would you not want to be holding one? >> i think it would be hard to catch it when it is grown. they are so fast. >> they can go 35 miles per hour. >> those days are long gone. >> good luck with that.
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thank you so much. >> good luck with the new show called "wildcrats" on pbs kids. here is something for us. clear advice for the 50 plus. >> i'm not there yet. >> how to set yourself apart from the 20 somethings. >> and the cool hair tricks that are no
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now to our series with more of us living longer a lot of americans are working way past typical retirement age. >> if you are over 50 -- >> not yet -- >> and ready to get back in the game or want a career change we will let you know where the jobs are. >> president and ceo of lasalle network, a recruitment service. >> great to have you back. >> it is an issue.
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>> we are not giving up the fight when you hit 50. >> what jobs are out there for people 50 and over? >> i think there is a lot of operational and back end administrative type and i don't mean administrative assistant and receptionist jobs but like compliance. we are talking about the affordable care act. there is compliance openings. >> let's break it down. you say the areas where we can get jobs, health care, education and nonprofits. those are the three. what about health care? start there? >> health care is kind of the obvious choice. it is not cleaning out bed pans. >> there will always be that. >> absolutely. when i am old hopefully somebody will do that for me. there is a lot of work in hospitals whether accounting or marketing, human resources. they don't necessarily pay at the top end of the scale. >> why is somebody going to hire a 50 year old over a saucy 22 year old. >> the cute little saucy one is
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going to work for a dot com. >> what about education? >> colleges and universities especially coming out of the recession and there are always people going back to school. in that case you need ad junct professors could help build up your portfolio. in these back office sides of the universities for for profit. >> that keeps you young being on the campuses. >> you don't want to be afraid of young people. you want to embrace it. a lot of people as they get older are like these young bucks. >> they are more afraid of you. >> what about the nonprofits? >> i love it when people are going through whether a down sizing or by choice to make a career transition to get into nonprofits because it is
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rewarding and they think they can't afford good corporate talent. if you go out there and you are saying i might take a little bit of a haircut to come work for this cause -- i never have to worry about a hair cut. you go in there and take a step back financially and it is very rewarding. once you get in the swing of it you become more marketable within the arena and you can get a job for more money. >> you need to do something that is good with people. >> it doesn't hurt. if you are sitting in a cubicle and haven't lifted your head up in 20 years it is a problem. it is self improvement. you have to take a class and learn how to talk to people. >> what about people in jobs and you want a raise? i think a lot of people feel like they are grateful. is there a time or place or way to ask for that? >> i think everybody has to ask, what is the return on investment
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and/or what expenses am i saving for my company. no matter what you are doing in that way you take that to your boss and say this is what i earn for the company and what i save for the company and what i cost. >> you are smart. >> i am coming back. >> thank you so much. hot hair styles to keep you cool. bobby thomas will show you how to sweep up your strands. >> if you are a fan of summer barbecue surprising tips. ♪ you help me pour. the simple grains of rice krispies®. oooo! good. help me. they're made with rice. they're popping! where'd the sound go? is it in your tummy? a gentle grain that's easy for little tummies to digest and fun to eat. kellogg's rice krispies®. ♪
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and we're new to the pacific northwest. the rain, the mud -- babam! it's there. the outside comes in. it's kinda nasty so you start the towel-mop shuffle. where are you sun?! [ doorbell rings ] oh, wow, it's a swiffer wetjet. this puts my towel mopping to shame. whoa! ewww. sunshine is overrated, now we can get messy. [ laughs ]
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we are back with another "mad food challenge" before you throw away the food you won't want to miss this. >> we are put to the test along with two fans from the plaza on team hoda from oklahoma is kristin priest here on family
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vacation. >> on team kathie lee debora adams, it is her birthday today. >> here is our summer challenge. we want to have backyard barbecues. i am going to give you a question and three different answers. after i have read it buzz in and give me the answer. if someone is wrong the other one can answer in. how long can you safely leave food outside on the picnic table when it is 78 degrees outside? one, two or three hours. >> one hour. >> you are wrong. >> we got the right answer. we are going with two hours. >> hoda, you are right. two hours. only one hour when it is 90 degrees or higher. what is considered the minimum safe internal temperature for a grilled burger? is it medium rare, medium or medium well?
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>>. >> b, 160. >> you are right. >> we got to get in this game. >> here is true or false. only mayonnaise-based salads need to be kept chilled. true or false? >> false. >> you are correct. oil and vinegar dressings, not just mayonnaise. what should you do with the left overmarinade used in the meat? >> throw it away. >> throw it out. >> we are just sitting here going -- >> you are asleep. >> we got another true or false. it's a good idea to wash your raw chicken in the sink before seasoning. >> who got that? >> false. >> you are right.
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>> the bacteria is spread in the counter. better off grilling it where it would be killed. which of the foods should be avoided at your barbecue because of a higher occurrence of bacteria? >> c. >> you are right. >> how did you know? >> i knew that because i lived in california. we loved raw sprouts. that is not the thing to do. >> there can be a lot of bacteria in raw things. avoid. >> it is 3-3. it is a tie. >> we are ready. what is the best way to marinate a flank steak? in a plastic bag or plastic container with its own lid. >> we have the answer. it is b, in a glass baking dish. >> you would be wrong. >> we have to get this one. >> a or c? >> a. >> you would be right!
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>> what is the prize? >> the prize because we are all winners for the birthday girl is a meat thermometer. >> wow. >> thank you, ladies. have fun in new york. here is a summer challenge for you, keeping your hair from sticking to your neck, effortless up dos. first it is "today" on nbc.
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if you have long locks you know there is nothing more irritating on a hot summer day than when your hair sticks to the back of your neck. >> before you grab that clip or a scrunchy bobbie thomas has easy styles to keep you cool. >> we are going to jump in with
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my favorite that i do all the time. this is called the hot mess. if you turn this way towards kathie you will see this looks like this pretty up do. i am going to show you on me. a lot of people ask how i get my hair up. i pull it back into a pony and twist and roll, roll it again. here is the secret, hair clip i put underneath and let the mess hide the clip. then you can get volume in the front by making it messy again. that is why this is called a hot mess. if you go to bed and wakeup with the clip it will probably look perfect. it looks like the run way volume. barbara is next. barbara has my favorite silver hair here. this is something that we have seen a long time ago. if you look towards kathie this
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reminds you of the topsy tail. it is actually a ponytail that we pulled through. you put it in the ponytail and twist the sides. you just poke this through. you can create this pony. if you wrap it again you can create a whole new look with a bobby pin. it is super easy. you are going to be so excited because scrunchy 2.0. they are back. >> classics never go out of style. >> maggie is showing a trend. this is actually pretty easy. you take a ribbon, string, fabric. you basically wrap it around a pony and wrap the pony and then stick a pin in it. honestly this looks like a run way ready do.
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she has the $3 scrunchy. the modern ones have bunny ears. there are so many here now. >> i am 61 years old almost. why do i want bunny ears? >> because you are kathie lee gifford. >> and then for all of the women envying the teens with the brains. go ahead and try this. it is just a twist. tracy, our gorgeous model you see in the front you just twist and tease and bobby pin. it's really easy. anybody can do this. i'm not a pro but i figure it out. i did everyone's hair today myself. >> awesome job. >> tomorrow we have a performance. >> and house wife of new jersey returns to our show. >> and turning trash into
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treasure. >> teach you how to make a few bucks. >> we will see you tomorrow for one of hoda's favorite
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and right now at 11:00, a bay area bank left to pick up the pieces after a car slams right into it. now police think alcohol may have played a role in the crash. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> and i'm kris sanchez. we're learning new details about a violent car crash that sent a driver to the hospital in san francisco. officers say that car almost hit a muni bus before it hit the bank. nbc bay area's stephanie chuang is live in san francisco. steph, despite all of that mess, officers say this could have been much worse. >> reporter: yes, that's right. good morning to you, kris. that's the good bit of news, if you can believe that. there weren't people standing in the pat


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